Senator Ike Ekweremadu has urged the Federal Government to withdraw the fees against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, and in addition apologise to the nation’s judiciary.
The Deputy President of the Senate, in a collection of posts on his social media handles, @iamekweremadu, within the early hours of Monday, described the fees as extraordinarily harmful for the nation’s democracy.
Ekweremadu emphasised the necessity to eschew each form of intimidation against different arms of government, to allow them to play their constitutional roles within the general curiosity of the nation.
The Senator famous that the integrity of the Nigerian judiciary remained intact regardless of obvious constraints.
He stated: “I think about the fees against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, His Lordship, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as ill-advised and harmful, particularly after comparable makes an attempt on the management of the National Assembly failed.
“This is extraordinarily harmful for democracy and might solely divide the nation additional in addition to alienate us as a rustic very low in upholding the rule of regulation and independence of the judiciary.
“I recommendation the Attorney General of the Federation to right away withdraw the fees and apologise to the judiciary. We actually can’t journey this highway”.